Unformatted text preview: absorption with the environment? The finger-like projections increase the surface area of the intestine for maximum absorption of nutrients, one of the primary functions of the small intestine. 3. (2pts) Where might pseudostratified ciliated columnar epithelium be found in the animal body? Mucous membranes – nasal passages, trachea 4. (2pts) Carbohydrates are first digested (broken down) in the _________. ( mouth )...
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- Spring '08
- Nutrition, Deuterostome, 8-cell stage, spiral cell division